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Personification of Rome. 1536-1563.

Hieronymus Hopfer

* c. 1520 in Augsburg † c. 1563 in Nuremberg

Etching after the Master I.B. with the bird (Italian, active first quarter 16th century). Size of plate: 22.5 x 16 cm.

Literature: Bartsch VIII.516.37;

                 Hollstein 41 I/II.

Signed in plate with the artist's monogram 'IH' (bottom left). Lettered 'ROMA' and 'SPQR'. Inscribed in pencil on the verso 'Jerome Hopfer'.

Very rich impression of the first state before the Funk number.

£ 2500.-

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